REAL LIFE EXAMPLE – USAMA NADEEM (LEADERSHIP)
The best way to improve one’s leadership skills is certainly, through experience, accepting the challenge when it comes and also to look at real life examples that are there around us. I personally feel that real life examples are the best ways to learn about leadership more than everything else. Even if it does not teach you much about the role, it surely helps you to realize what not to do in a given scenario. The way I have learned about leadership is through my uncle who I feel is a very effective leader but certainly not the most respected one. He is very professional, dedicated, and creative and a risk taker above all but does not possess a very healthy relationship with the people of our organization. People tend to fear him as he leads by fear and he also enforces orders and does not allow the employees to participate. In short, he wants them to follow orders and do as they are told. Although, I admire his dedication, hard work and creativity but do not like his leadership style because I feel it is not effective in the long run. Because, I feel there should be a good relationship between a leader and the people, so that they give their hundred percent at work and work for the system whole heartedly.
So, one gets to learn a lot from the real life examples that are present around us. They actually make you think about what would you do if you were in the same situation or position? And it is actually better to learn after knowing what exactly you are going to face in the real world.